assembly Bill A651A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to electronic delivery of property/casualty insurance notices

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Current Bill Status Via S653 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 approval memo.122
signed chap.761
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.410
substituted for a651a
Jun 07, 2021 substituted by s653a
rules report cal.410
reported
Jun 02, 2021 amend and recommit to rules 651a
Jun 02, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2021 referred to insurance

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A651 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S653
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3458, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8076
2017-2018: A1683
2019-2020: A7877, S7583

A651 - Summary

Relates to electronic delivery of property/casualty insurance notices and posting property/casualty insurance policies on the internet; authorizes electronic delivery of insurance notices with consent and the posting of policies on the internet if certain conditions are met; requires notice in the subject line and body of an email to be clear and conspicuous.

A651 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    651
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. D. ROSENTHAL, DICKENS, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, NIOU
   -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  BLANKENBUSH  --  read  once  and
   referred to the Committee on Insurance
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to electronic delivery of
   property/casualty insurance notices

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new  section  3457
 to read as follows:
   § 3457. ELECTRONIC NOTICES AND DOCUMENTS. (A) AS USED IN THIS SECTION,
 THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (1) "DELIVERED BY ELECTRONIC MEANS" INCLUDES:
   (A)  DELIVERY  TO  AN  ELECTRONIC  MAIL  ADDRESS  AT WHICH A PARTY HAS
 CONSENTED TO RECEIVE NOTICES OR DOCUMENTS; OR
   (B) POSTING ON AN ELECTRONIC NETWORK OR SITE ACCESSIBLE VIA THE INTER-
 NET, MOBILE APPLICATION, COMPUTER, MOBILE DEVICE, TABLET, OR  ANY  OTHER
 ELECTRONIC  DEVICE,  TOGETHER  WITH SEPARATE NOTICE OF THE POSTING WHICH
 SHALL BE PROVIDED BY ELECTRONIC MAIL TO THE ADDRESS AT WHICH  THE  PARTY
 HAS CONSENTED TO RECEIVE NOTICE OR BY ANY OTHER DELIVERY METHOD THAT HAS
 BEEN CONSENTED TO BY THE PARTY.
   (2)  "PARTY" MEANS ANY RECIPIENT OF ANY NOTICE OR DOCUMENT REQUIRED AS
 PART OF A PROPERTY/CASUALTY INSURANCE  TRANSACTION,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
 LIMITED TO AN APPLICANT, AN INSURED, OR A POLICYHOLDER.
   (3)  "CLICKWRAP AGREEMENT" MEANS A DIGITAL PROMPT THAT OFFERS INDIVID-
 UALS THE OPPORTUNITY TO ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF AN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT.
   (B) SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION, ANY NOTICE TO A PARTY
 OR  ANY  OTHER   DOCUMENT   REQUIRED   UNDER   APPLICABLE   LAW   IN   A
 PROPERTY/CASUALTY  INSURANCE TRANSACTION OR THAT IS TO SERVE AS EVIDENCE
 OF PROPERTY/CASUALTY INSURANCE COVERAGE MAY BE  DELIVERED,  STORED,  AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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Multi-Sponsors

A651A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S653
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3458, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8076
2017-2018: A1683
2019-2020: A7877, S7583

A651A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to electronic delivery of property/casualty insurance notices and posting property/casualty insurance policies on the internet; authorizes electronic delivery of insurance notices with consent and the posting of policies on the internet if certain conditions are met; requires notice in the subject line and body of an email to be clear and conspicuous.

A651A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  651--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. D. ROSENTHAL, DICKENS, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, NIOU,
   McDONALD  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BLANKENBUSH -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Insurance -- reported and referred to
   the Committee on Codes -- reported and referred to  the  Committee  on
   Rules  --  Rules Committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
   as amended and recommitted to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to electronic delivery of
   property/casualty insurance notices
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 3458
 to read as follows:
   § 3458. ELECTRONIC NOTICES AND DOCUMENTS. (A) AS USED IN THIS SECTION,
 THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (1) "DELIVERED BY ELECTRONIC MEANS" INCLUDES:
   (A) DELIVERY TO AN ELECTRONIC  MAIL  ADDRESS  AT  WHICH  A  PARTY  HAS
 CONSENTED TO RECEIVE NOTICES OR DOCUMENTS; OR
   (B) POSTING ON AN ELECTRONIC NETWORK OR SITE ACCESSIBLE VIA THE INTER-
 NET,  MOBILE  APPLICATION, COMPUTER, MOBILE DEVICE, TABLET, OR ANY OTHER
 ELECTRONIC DEVICE, TOGETHER WITH SEPARATE NOTICE OF  THE  POSTING  WHICH
 SHALL  BE  PROVIDED BY ELECTRONIC MAIL TO THE ADDRESS AT WHICH THE PARTY
 HAS CONSENTED TO RECEIVE NOTICE OR BY ANY OTHER DELIVERY METHOD THAT HAS
 BEEN CONSENTED TO BY THE PARTY.
   (2) "PARTY" MEANS ANY RECIPIENT OF ANY NOTICE OR DOCUMENT REQUIRED  AS
 PART  OF  A  PROPERTY/CASUALTY  INSURANCE TRANSACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT
 LIMITED TO AN APPLICANT, AN INSURED, OR A POLICYHOLDER.
   (B) SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION, ANY NOTICE TO A PARTY
 OR  ANY  OTHER   DOCUMENT   REQUIRED   UNDER   APPLICABLE   LAW   IN   A
 PROPERTY/CASUALTY  INSURANCE TRANSACTION OR THAT IS TO SERVE AS EVIDENCE
 OF PROPERTY/CASUALTY INSURANCE COVERAGE MAY BE  DELIVERED,  STORED,  AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets